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Testing encounter for Saints

The Saints had the odds stacked against them right from the start on Saturday.. The A-grade side had two Mansfield umpires presiding over the game away from home, causing a stir among the Saints.. Benalla’s coach Pip O’Donoghue said she

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Georgia Smith
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Suns get up for Ray

The Suns travelled to the Gilbert Gordon Oval in Woodend in near freezing conditions.. The home team fired up for a win for their big man Ray Tadd playing his 500th career game.. The Suns started well controlling much of the play, but were unable to

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 21 2018
News

Poetry awarded

Benalla’s Roderick Williams has taken out the two top prizes for poetry at this year’s Henry Lawson Festival.. The small NSW town of Gulgong came alive last weekend for the annual festival, which honours the Aussie writer and bush poet

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 21 2018
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Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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NZ's first baby home with mum the PM

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has taken home her baby girl Neve, after the new family made their media debut on Sunday.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Former NT police chief to be sentenced

The former Northern Territory police commissioner John McRoberts is scheduled to be sentenced on Monday for attempting to pervert the course of justice.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Thunderstorm asthma inquest begins in Vic

An inquest will investigate the deaths of 10 people in Melbourne during a rare thunderstorm asthma event caused by high pollen, strong wind, heat and moisture.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Erdogan, AK party take early lead in polls

Counting has begun after Turkish polls closed, with President Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling AK Party taking an early lead in the elections.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Trump calls to deny illegals due process

US President Donald Trump has made a case for immediately deporting illegal immigrants "who invade our country" with "no judges or court cases"

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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William begins Middle East tour in Jordan

Prince William has begun a politically delicate visit to the Middle East, spending two days in Jordan before heading to Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Housing oversupply hurting prices

Housing oversupply, tighter lending policies and investor crackdowns have led to a slowdown in house price growth across Australia, according to a new report.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
News

Report seeks a more 'human' Centrelink

Anglicare Australia has exposed problems with the automation of Centrelink services, which is stressful and costing community organisations time and resources.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Call to airlines to keep Qld family in Aus

A petition is calling on Australian airline Qantas and 11 others to not fly two Tamils and their two Australian-born children to Sri Lanka.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2018
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Labor targets Turnbull over company tax

The federal opposition is set to personally target Malcolm Turnbull over him standing to benefit from company tax cuts.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2018
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Shorten launches Lamb's Longman campaign

Labor leader Bill Shorten has finished several days on the hustings in the Queensland seat of Longman with the launch of candidate Susan Lamb's campaign.

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AAP News
Jun 24 2018
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